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S.N. Bose National Center For Basic Sciences (SNBNCBS), Kolkata

Updated on: Feb 7, 2013
The S.N Bose National Center for Basic Sciences is one of the leading research institutes In India on basic sciences. This is an autonomous institution by the Department of Science and Technology under Government of India. This research institution is famous throughout the nation for promotion of quality research activities in various disciplines of basic sciences. Known mainly for its Ph. D programs, the S.N Bose National Center for Basic Sciences is setting landmarks in the field of basic sciences.

Departments in SNBNCBS:

The prestigious research institution on basic sciences consists basically on four departments, which are as follows:
Theoretical Sciences
  • Material Sciences
  • Astrophysics and Cosmology
  • Chemical, Biological and Macro-Molecular Sciences
Each of these departments has separate mission and aim of their own and all these departments focus respectively on separate areas of research.

Department of Theoretical Sciences:

Major areas of study, where this department focuses are:
  • Mathematics and Mathematical Physics
  • Quantum Optics, Quantum Information, Biomedical Optics and Acoustics
  • Geophysics
  • High Energy Physics, Quantum Field Theory, Mathematical Physics & Cosmology
  • Statistical Problems, Complex Systems & Granular Physics
Major area of research for Department of Material Science:
  • Thrust in the area of nano-sciences
  • Further research on magnetism and superconductivity
  • Collaborative research with the department of Chemical, Biological and macro-molecular sciences
  • Introducing computational facilities for Advanced Materials Research Unit
Research area for Department of Astrophysics and Cosmology:
  • Advanced study over various modern fields like astronomy, astrophysics, space science and cosmology.
  • Major thrust on physics of accretion processes on black holes in galactic and extra-galactic systems
  • In Cosmology research on gravitational lensing, dark matter and dark energy
Department of Chemical, Biological and Macro-Molecular Sciences:

This department mainly does research in various types of soft materials, statics and dynamics of macromolecules in solution, chemical kinetics, structure and dynamics of biologically important molecules and properties of artificial macromolecules

Units in SNBNCBS:

Apart from the four departments, there are also two units. Here follows names of those units:
  • Unit for Nanoscience and Technology
  • Advanced Materials Research Unit(AMRU)
Programs in SNBNCBS:
  • The premier research institute offers Ph. D program on various areas of study, which includes various areas of physical science and chemical science
  • In the post B. Sc. Integrated Ph.D. program and post M. Sc Integrated Ph. D program, students can specialize on various fields of research
  • Various types of research projects is also available at the SNBNCBS
Eligibility for Admission at SNBNCBS:
  • Aspirants for post B. Sc Integrated Ph. D program must have the combination of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Selection of the candidates will be made on the basis of written test
  • Short listing of the students will be made on the basis of score obtained by the candidates in the JAM examination followed by interview
Contact SNBNCBS:

In order to get every sort of detail about S.N Bose National Center for Basic Sciences, you can contact to the following address:

S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
Sector-III, Block - JD, Salt Lake,
Kolkata - 700 098, India.
Contact no: +91 (033) 2335 5706-8
Fax: +91 (033) 2335 3477
Email: [email protected]

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